Category Archives: Athletics/Activities

Major update on new Wildcat dance group

By Jayla Sample

“I wanted to do something that helps people get out of their comfort zone, to try something new and fresh that the school never had before,” Yazmine Clay on why she got involved with the team

BSHS students teamed together to create a new and improved majorette dance club. Sponsored by counselor Erica Millay, the club held tryouts for students interested in learning different dances, meeting new people, and committing their time to after school practice on October 2nd-October 6th. Continue reading Major update on new Wildcat dance group

Girls golf sends three to state; team season ends

By Brett Tieman

“I’ve been golfing since I was eight years old, and I’ve done a lot of summer golf leagues and lots of tournaments with my dad over the years. I’m very committed and passionate about golf. I love it and I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of it,” Varsity Golfer junior Sierra Heuston

The girls golf team’ season ended Monday, October 2 after they finished tied for third place and failed to qualify for state while competing in their sectional tournament at the National Golf Club in Parkville, Missouri. However, three girls qualified for state as individuals.

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Annual Dig for A Cure game dubbed huge success

By Brett Tieman

“I think our rivalry is special but this event reminds us that even though we’re two different high schools we’re still a part of the same community and district,” BSS Head Volleyball Coach Dave MacLean

On Monday, October 2nd,  BSHS and BSS volleyball teams played in their 11th annual Dig for A Cure match. Beyond being just a competition, the event raised money for the KC Cares for Kids Foundation by selling t-shirts and holding auctions Continue reading Annual Dig for A Cure game dubbed huge success

Girls cross country focused on post season

by Kristian Frisbey

“There is just a lot of excitement and enthusiasm for the sport. We have a lot of new freshmen who are always so ready to hop on new experiences and just go for it,” senior Elaina Hubner explains.

Already off to a strong start, the girls cross country team looks to earn their spot on the state podium as the season comes closing in. Continue reading Girls cross country focused on post season

Ambassadors bring out the welcome wagon

By Abigail Starr

“She walked my schedule with me and made me feel like it was okay to ask teachers for help. It’s so different to see how much more is accepted here and to see new ways of normal,” junior Rosa Langguth on her experience with a Wildcat Ambassador

Just because the new year feeling wears off, doesn’t mean that Wildcat Ambassadors are not still hard at work making new students feel welcome and ready for their first year at BSHS. Continue reading Ambassadors bring out the welcome wagon

Football looks to have strong group of seniors playing at the next level

By Brett Tieman

“(We are) very fortunate to have kids that football means a lot to them and they work very hard to get to a position to where they can get a scholarship.” – Head Coach Kelly Donohoe

The Blue Springs Football team has their sights set on a state title and believe this goal is all the more achievable thanks to a group of players that have the opportunity to play at the next level. With National Signing Day coming on February 7, these players have been working with coaches, recruiters and family to make sure they make the right decisions and have the right attitude. Continue reading Football looks to have strong group of seniors playing at the next level

Girls basketball gets back in shape

By Jayla Sample

“It’s a great way to get to know everybody, and see how good they are at certain things, so when season comes around we know everyone’s strengths and weaknesses, which will make us better as a team,” -senior Moriah Tauai on off season basketball workouts

Girls basketball off season workouts started Tuesday, September 12. Workouts are open to everyone and are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-4:00. Continue reading Girls basketball gets back in shape

Swim/Dive reaches double-digit wins for first time since ’12-’13

Repost from bswildcats.com

The Wildcat Swim/Dive Team continued their path as the state’s most improved team, sweeping the KC Central Academy of Excellence’s Dual Challenge.  The Cats defeated a field of St. Joseph Central, Platte County, KC East, KC Central Academy of Excellence, and Lincoln Prep.  The Swim/Dive Team improved their record to 10-2, which is the first time in 5 years (since 2012-2013) the team has reached double-digit victories.

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BSHS/Rockhurst game to be live-streamed by BSHS students

Repost from bswildcats.com

The Blue Springs School District has partnered up with the National Federation of State High Schools Association (NFHS) to stream the Blue Springs Wildcats home football games this season.  Senior Brett Tieman leads the charge as producer as he is joined by other BSHS students in Matt Marble’s “Field Productions” class. Continue reading BSHS/Rockhurst game to be live-streamed by BSHS students

Kicking into a New Season

by Kristian Frisbey

“The team has been getting better because we fight harder and compete harder in our games. We are better conditioned and have more motivation to work harder, which builds up the young upcoming players,” senior soccer captain Cullen Moore

After coming off a 2016 season that consisted of just one win, the boys soccer team looks to bounce back and improve this season. Continue reading Kicking into a New Season